Biography in a Bag
Students will create a brief and interesting presentation that…
(1) Informs the audience of some of the important elements of a particular individual from history
(2) Attempts to “capture the essence” of that individual.
What you need:
Paper sack, grocery bag, or shoe box (per student)
Miscellaneous other items gathered by students.
Students will, after researching a person’s life and contributions, and after producing a written report, prepare a” formal” presentation that will tell the rest of the class about the person. But, instead of making a standard report to the class, you are to gather items you will pull out of a bag while explaining how these items represent aspects of the person’s life.
*For example if your person was an author, you might use a pencil to represent that person, if your person was a teacher, you might include an apple, etc.
*Put all your items in a bag or shoe box.
*Pull these items out, one by one to discuss important aspects of your person’s life
* Total presentation will be no less than 30 seconds and no longer than 60 seconds.
-Cover Page that includes student’s name, date, the person’s name, and the person’s picture.
-Font-12 point, Times New Roman, double-spaced
-Length- ________ page(s)
-Works Cited Page & Items to be used and what they represent in your presentation.
Total of 25 points
10 points for 8-10 items
5 points for formal introduction and clarity of speech ( no umms, ahhs, like, etc)